Haiti earthquake: A look back a year later

February 23, 2011
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Haiti earthquake: A look back a year later

Posted On: 5:00 p.m. Bryan Chan | January 11, 2011 On Jan. 12, Haiti will mark the first anniversary of the devastating 7.0 earthquake that  killed an estimated 230,000 people and left 300,000 wounded and 1,000,000 homeless.  In that time Haitians have struggled to recover. The year was made more difficult with Hurricane Tomas...
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Preval government does not use eminent domain to create shelter for its citizens: Haitian quake victims ‘forced out of camps’ by landowners-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 23, 2011
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Preval government does not use eminent domain to create shelter for its citizens: Haitian quake victims ‘forced out of camps’ by landowners-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

23/02/11, 5:19 pm  Irish Journal HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of refugees in Haiti could face eviction from their refugee camps, after it emergent that many of the private landowners who gave over their land to be used for emergency accommodation were seeking to reclaim the land. The Global Post reported that the owners of one...
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US AMBASSADOR MERTEN IS TOO BUSY SCREWING UP DEMOCRATIC PROCESS AND HAITIAN ELECTIONS TO INVEST A FEW MINUTES TO DEMAND RELEASE OF US CITIZEN HELD WITHOUT CHARGES SINCE OCT 18, 2010!!!!

February 23, 2011
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US AMBASSADOR MERTEN IS TOO BUSY SCREWING UP DEMOCRATIC PROCESS AND HAITIAN ELECTIONS TO INVEST A FEW MINUTES TO DEMAND RELEASE OF US CITIZEN HELD WITHOUT CHARGES SINCE OCT 18, 2010!!!!

by Abe Sauer on February 22nd, 2011 “I am amazed that I could spend four months in prison with no charge and the embassy does nothing,” said Danny Pye. “It’s just weird.” But so far, Pye is lucky. He’s only had malaria, several bouts of gastroenteritis and some kind of fungal infection—but not cholera....
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IRANIAN AMBASSADOR TO CUBA, HIS POLITICAL COUNSELOR, WITH ACCOMPANYING CUBANS, IN CLANDESTINE VISIT TO HAITI FOR HIGH LEVEL MEETINGS WITH PRESIDENT PREVAL, FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER REY AND OTHER TOP PREVAL TEAM MEMBERS

February 23, 2011
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IRANIAN AMBASSADOR TO CUBA, HIS POLITICAL COUNSELOR, WITH ACCOMPANYING CUBANS, IN CLANDESTINE VISIT TO HAITI FOR HIGH LEVEL MEETINGS WITH PRESIDENT PREVAL, FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER REY AND OTHER TOP PREVAL TEAM MEMBERS

February 23, 2011 Our Haitian sources have a frightening story to tell. Iranian President Ahmadinejad  has dispatched his senior embassy personnel from Cuba for a clandestine meeting with his friend President Rene Preval and some close Preval insiders. Rather than draw attention, by staying at a hotel, the Iranians, and Cubans are housed in...
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Entre promesses et messages

February 23, 2011
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Entre promesses et messages

LaNouvelliste:Haïti: Les meetings organisés au Cap-Haïtien, à Fort-Liberté, à Solino et à Cité Soleil, depuis l’ouverture de la campagne électorale, sont de nature à faire croire que le train de la réalisation du second tour de la présidentielle et des législatives est en marche et s’avance à vitesse rationnelle. La participation de la population...
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Le dossier est toujours en suspens au parquet

February 23, 2011
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Le dossier est toujours en suspens au parquet

LaNouvelliste:Haïti: Le groupe des douze candidats à la présidence qui avait demandé l’annulation des élections du 28 novembre 2010 n’entendait pas lâcher prise. En dépit des résultats ayant abouti au 2e tour du scrutin, il continuait de revendiquer. La dernière tentative qui, jusqu’à présent, n’a donné aucun effet, est celle relative à la demande...
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Haiti Electoral Update by Stanley Lucas

February 23, 2011
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Haiti Electoral Update by Stanley Lucas

Friday, February 18, 2011 Haiti Electoral Update by Stanley Lucas Background On November 28, Haiti organized an election for President, a third of the senate and 99 seats in the lower Chamber. The pre-electoral period was characterized by political manipulation of the electoral process by the ruling party INITE, a partisan Provisional Electoral Council...
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Haiti’s cholera outbreak has plateaued, death rate remains high in rural regions, U.N. says-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 23, 2011
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Haiti’s cholera outbreak has plateaued, death rate remains high in rural regions, U.N. says-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

23. February 2011 The U.N. on Friday said Haiti’s cholera outbreak appears to be waning overall, but high death rates from the virus in rural regions of the country remain a concern, the Associated Press reports. According to figures released by the Haitian government, 231,070 cholera cases and 4,549 deaths from the disease have...
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Cholera Prompts Dominican Republic to Burn Uncertified Food From Haiti

February 23, 2011
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Cholera Prompts Dominican Republic to Burn Uncertified Food From Haiti

The measure is intended to prevent cholera from spreading in the Dominican Republic. Poorly cooked lobster served at a wedding last month sickened dozens of people. Getty Images The measure is intended to prevent cholera from spreading in the Dominican Republic. Poorly cooked lobster served at a wedding last month sickened dozens of people....
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Victimes et acquittés vont porter plainte

February 23, 2011
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Victimes et acquittés vont porter plainte

LaNouvelliste:Suite au verdict du tribunal criminel sans assistance de jury, le 14 août 2006, en faveur des accusés Annette Auguste et consorts, dans le cadre des événements macabres du 5 décembre 2003 à la FASCH et à l’INAGHEI, victimes et acquittés ont décidé de porter plainte. Une affaire qui promet des rebondissements retentissants. Haïti:...
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Un procès contre Duvalier : “pas possible”, selon ses avocats

February 23, 2011
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Un procès contre Duvalier : “pas possible”, selon ses avocats

LeNouvelliste:Haïti: Un procès contre l’ancien dictateur haïtien Jean-Claude Duvalier, que ce soit pour crimes contre l’humanité ou corruption, n’est “pas possible”, ont déclaré mardi les avocats de l’ancien “président à vie”, revenu au pays après 25 ans d’exil. Jean-Claude Duvalier, revenu en Haïti le 16 janvier, a dirigé le pays entre 1971 et 1986,...
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Senateur Irvelt Chéry Lettre Ouverte, 17 Novembre 2000

February 22, 2011
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Senateur Irvelt Chéry Lettre Ouverte, 17 Novembre 2000

A tous les Commissaires du Gouvernement de la République, tous les Doyens des Tribunaux Civils de 1ère Instance, tous les Juges d’Instruction et autres Officiers de Justice du Territoire Mesdames/Messieurs les Autorités Judiciaires de mon pays, J’ai l’honneur de vous présenter mes félicitations pour les efforts que vous entreprenez au sein de l’appareil judiciaire,...
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Purdue grad to test his emergency shelter in Haiti

February 22, 2011
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Purdue grad to test his emergency shelter in Haiti

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University graduate who designed an emergency shelter for victims of natural disasters and military conflicts is preparing to test his invention in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. Rafael Smith has been honing the design of the collapsible structure that’s two stories tall with three levels. His goal is to have it...
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Haitians risk cholera infection during annual carnival

February 22, 2011
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Haitians risk cholera infection during annual carnival

Source: United Nations Radio Date: 21 Feb 2011
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MANIGAT – THE FRUMP, AGAINST MARTELLY A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

February 22, 2011
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MANIGAT – THE FRUMP, AGAINST MARTELLY A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

February 22, 2011 While Madam Manigat appeared on TV, with a baseball hat sitting backwards, on her head, in a style expected of Michel Martelly, Martelly was interviewed in a neat, dark business suit. Manigat, in her Sorbonne cultivated, self-proclaimed intellectual status, used multi-sylabbeles words to describe vague and complex solutions to challeneges she...
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Haiti: A Deportation Death Sentence?

February 22, 2011
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Haiti: A Deportation Death Sentence?

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine The U.S. government announced last month that it would resume deportations to Haiti, despite a cholera epidemic and political unrest. To learn more about the deportations, I recently spoke with Cheryl Little, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the...
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ANNE AUGUST – AMERICAN CITIZEN – FIERCE ARISTIDE LOYALIST – CALLED INTO COURT FOR POSSIBLE INVOLVEMENT IN JEAN DOMINIQUE ASSASSINATION, ON ARISTIDE’S ORDER

February 22, 2011
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ANNE AUGUST – AMERICAN CITIZEN – FIERCE ARISTIDE LOYALIST – CALLED INTO COURT FOR POSSIBLE INVOLVEMENT IN JEAN DOMINIQUE ASSASSINATION, ON ARISTIDE’S ORDER

February 21, 2011 Anne Auguste, the lady who, a complainant suggested,  placed contracts for Aristide was called into court to testify as to her involvement with the assassination of Jean Dominique in 2000. The old Irish saying…”Suspicion haunts the guilty mind…” will become a more important factor in the non-return of Jean Bertrand Aristide....
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Acquitted terror defendant can’t return home, court rules

February 22, 2011
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Acquitted terror defendant can’t return home, court rules

A federal appeals court ruled that Lyglenson Lemorin, acquitted of terrorism charges in the Liberty City Seven case, cannot return to the U.S. from Haiti, where he was deported last month. By JAY WEAVER jweaver@MiamiHerald.com Lyglenson Lemorin, acquitted in a major terrorism trial of conspiring with other Miami men to support al Qaeda, may...
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IMPORTANT ANALYSIS: PREVAL WILL STILL WIN, WHILE THE REST OF US LOSE

February 22, 2011
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IMPORTANT ANALYSIS: PREVAL WILL STILL WIN, WHILE THE REST OF US LOSE

February 22, 2011 Here is the state of play. Everyone insists that the election (s)  must reflect the will of the people. Well, had they been run properly, in the first place, Ceant would be president. Unfortunately, Preval was frightened of a Ceant presidency because Ceant was seen as someone who might put Preval...
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Pilots, boaters adjust to shift in magnetic north

February 22, 2011
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Pilots, boaters adjust to shift in magnetic north

By Ken Kaye, Sun Sentinel Magnetic north, the point at the top of the Earth that determines compass headings, is shifting its position at a rate of about 40 miles per year. In geologic terms, it’s racing from the Arctic Ocean near Canada toward Russia. As a result, everyone who uses a compass, even...
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